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  • 41 pessimistic — I adjective cheerless, crushed, cynical, defeatist, dejected, depressed, despairing, desperate, despondent, disconsolate, discouraged, disheartened, dismayed, dispirited, distrustful, downcast, downhearted, foreboding, forlorn, gloomy, glum,… …

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  • 42 sad — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. sorrowful, downcast, dejected, unhappy, woeful, woebegone, depressed, disconsolate, blue (inf.), down (inf.); melancholy, gloomy, cheerless, somber, dismal; heavy[ hearted]; regrettable, shameful.… …

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  • 43 unhappy — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unlucky, unfortunate; sad, sorrowful, wretched, miserable, dolorous, despondent, disconsolate, inconsolable, gloomy, joyless; inappropriate, dismal; calamitous, disastrous, catastrophic. See… …

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  • 44 hopeless — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Despairing] Syn. despondent, despairing, desperate, forlorn, disconsolate, depressed, dejected, melancholy, pessimistic, cynical; see also sad 1 . 2. [Discouraging] Syn. futile, unfortunate, threatening, bad, sinister,… …

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  • 45 Dejection — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dejection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dejection dejection Sgm: N 1 dejectedness dejectedness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 depression depression prosternation| Sgm: N 1 lowness of spirits lowness of spirits depression of… …

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  • 46 gloomy — [adj1] dark, black bleak, caliginous, cheerless, clouded, cloudy, crepuscular, desolate, dim, dismal, dreary, dull, dusky, forlorn, funereal, lightless, murky, obscure, overcast, overclouded, sepulchral, shadowy, somber, tenebrous, unilluminated …

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  • 47 dis|con´so|late|ness — dis|con|so|late «dihs KON suh liht», adjective. 1. without hope; forlorn; unhappy: »The cat was disconsolate because her kitten died. SYNONYM(S): dejected, sad. 2. causing discomfort; cheerless; gloomy; dismal: » …

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  • 48 dis|con´so|late|ly — dis|con|so|late «dihs KON suh liht», adjective. 1. without hope; forlorn; unhappy: »The cat was disconsolate because her kitten died. SYNONYM(S): dejected, sad. 2. causing discomfort; cheerless; gloomy; dismal: » …

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  • 49 dis|con|so|late — «dihs KON suh liht», adjective. 1. without hope; forlorn; unhappy: »The cat was disconsolate because her kitten died. SYNONYM(S): dejected, sad. 2. causing discomfort; cheerless; gloomy; dismal: » …

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  • 50 Cheerless — Cheer less, a. Without joy, gladness, or comfort. {Cheer less*ly}, adv. {Cheer less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] My cheerful day is turned to cheerless night. Spenser. Syn: Gloomy; sad; comfortless; dispiriting; disconsolate; dejected; melancholy;… …

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  • 51 Cheerlessly — Cheerless Cheer less, a. Without joy, gladness, or comfort. {Cheer less*ly}, adv. {Cheer less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] My cheerful day is turned to cheerless night. Spenser. Syn: Gloomy; sad; comfortless; dispiriting; disconsolate; dejected;… …

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  • 52 Cheerlessness — Cheerless Cheer less, a. Without joy, gladness, or comfort. {Cheer less*ly}, adv. {Cheer less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] My cheerful day is turned to cheerless night. Spenser. Syn: Gloomy; sad; comfortless; dispiriting; disconsolate; dejected;… …

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  • 53 Comfortless — Com fort*less, a. Without comfort or comforts; in want or distress; cheerless. [1913 Webster] Comfortless through tyranny or might. Spenser. Syn: Forlorn; desolate; cheerless; inconsolable; disconsolate; wretched; miserable. {Com fort*less*ly},… …

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  • 54 Comfortlessly — Comfortless Com fort*less, a. Without comfort or comforts; in want or distress; cheerless. [1913 Webster] Comfortless through tyranny or might. Spenser. Syn: Forlorn; desolate; cheerless; inconsolable; disconsolate; wretched; miserable. {Com… …

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  • 55 Comfortlessness — Comfortless Com fort*less, a. Without comfort or comforts; in want or distress; cheerless. [1913 Webster] Comfortless through tyranny or might. Spenser. Syn: Forlorn; desolate; cheerless; inconsolable; disconsolate; wretched; miserable. {Com… …

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  • 56 Disconsolacy — Dis*con so*la cy, n. The state of being disconsolate. [Obs.] Barrow. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 57 Disconsolated — Dis*con so*la ted, a. Disconsolate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A poor, disconsolated, drooping creature. Sterne. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 58 Inconsolable — In con*sol a*ble, a. [L. inconsolabilis: cf. F. inconsolable. See {In } not, and {Console}.] Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate. Dryden. [1913 Webster] With inconsolable distress… …

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  • 59 Inconsolableness — Inconsolable In con*sol a*ble, a. [L. inconsolabilis: cf. F. inconsolable. See {In } not, and {Console}.] Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate. Dryden. [1913 Webster] With… …

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  • 60 Inconsolably — Inconsolable In con*sol a*ble, a. [L. inconsolabilis: cf. F. inconsolable. See {In } not, and {Console}.] Not consolable; incapable of being consoled; grieved beyond susceptibility of comfort; disconsolate. Dryden. [1913 Webster] With… …

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